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This flower was just partially shaded from an apple tree but the sunlight still managed to hit it just right to give it a "lone flower" look.
Took this photo of our Gran Cru Asiatic Lilies after a rainstorm passed through. Was neat to catch all the raindrops on them.
Was walking down our road and spotted this Chipmunk on my uncle's fencepost. I was berfooted so I could be quiet while walking and was able to slowly and quietly walk toward it to get this shot. I use
an unexpected visitor at our hummingbird feeder (since moved to a location without overhangs.)
Taking family photos at local flower garden and the kids found this praying mantis, Canon Rebel 10D 18-55 lens
Took this right outside of my house. Right after the storm let up, this appeared. And yes, it's real.
Squirrel in my front yard, Canon Rebel 10D
My niece swinging at the park. Canon Rebel 10D
Morning Treat
Butterfly landing
Icy Day
Backyard Visitor
Mandarin Duck at the Jacksonville, FL zoo.
I took this right after a brilliant pink sunset and just as a summer evening thunder storm approached from the south.  Taken in the mountains of N. GA, USA.
Red Saddlebag, Tramea onusta (male)
 As I stood in my yard patiently he kept flying very closely around me, both of us curious about the other.
Solo trip to Bromo Mountain, Indonesia. A snapshot of another tourist from the top of the mountain.
Title: The Wood In Winter
Driving to Jake's Landing after a large snowfall.
The lonely corner
My husband took this picture for the flower. After he clicked the camera, he realized there was something else in the picture. Most people do not see the tree frog until we point it out.
People playing their drums at the beach
Ally meets a starfish
Will's first watermelon
8th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
Icy Day

Icy Day

TAGS: United States, Virginia

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© Mekel Rice.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 01.2009
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: June 17, 2010, 10:19 a.m.
Camera Make: SONY
Camera Model: DSC-H50
Focal Length: 78mm
Shutter Speed: 1/100
Aperture: f4.5
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PHOTO LOCATION Goode, Virginia, United States of America